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NYSE: CAT
Caterpillar Inc Stock

$230.75+0.27 (0.12%)
Updated Apr 9, 2021
CAT Price
$230.75
Fair Value Price
N/A
Market Cap
$125.36B
52 Week Low
$100.22
52 Week High
$237.78
P/E
41.88x
P/B
8.15x
P/S
2.37x
PEG
1.25x
Dividend Yield
1.79%
Revenue
$41.75B
Earnings
$3.00B
Gross Margin
28.9%
Operating Margin
10.82%
Profit Margin
7.2%
Debt to Equity
4.09
Operating Cash Flow
$6B
Beta
1.13
Next Earnings
Apr 26, 2021
Ex-Dividend
N/A
Next Dividend
N/A

Zen Score

High
Medium
Low
48
Industry average

Reasons for this score

CAT ($230.75) is trading below its intrinsic value of $662.88, according to Benjamin Graham's Formula from Chapter 11 of "The Intelligent Investor"
Valuation
CAT is poor value based on its earnings relative to its share price (41.88x), compared to the US market average (18.56x)
Valuation
CAT is poor value based on its earnings relative to its share price (41.88x), compared to the US Farm & Heavy Construction Machinery industry average (23.99x)
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CAT price to earnings (PE)

For valuing profitable companies with steady earnings
Company
41.88x
Industry
23.99x
Market
18.56x
CAT is poor value based on its earnings relative to its share price (41.88x), compared to the US market average (18.56x)
Valuation
CAT is poor value based on its earnings relative to its share price (41.88x), compared to the US Farm & Heavy Construction Machinery industry average (23.99x)
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CAT price to book (PB)

For valuing companies that are loss-making or have lots of physical asset
Company
8.15x
Industry
0.3x
Market
-0.01x
CAT is good value based on its book value relative to its share price (8.15x), compared to the US market average (-0.01x)
Valuation
CAT is poor value based on its book value relative to its share price (8.15x), compared to the US Farm & Heavy Construction Machinery industry average (0.3x)
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CAT price to earnings growth (PEG)

For valuing profitable companies with growth potential
CAT is poor value relative to its rate of earnings growth, measured by PEG ratio (1.25x)
Valuation

CAT's financial health

Profit margin

Revenue
$11.2B
Net Income
$780.0M
Profit Margin
6.9%
CAT's Earnings (EBIT) of $4.52B can safely cover interest payments on company debt ($37.16B)
Financials
CAT's profit margin has decreased (-4.1%) in the last year from (11.3%) to (7.2%)
Financials

Assets to liabilities

Assets
$78.3B
Liabilities
$62.9B
Debt to equity
2.42
CAT's short-term assets ($39.46B) exceed its short-term liabilities ($25.72B)
Financials
CAT's short-term assets ($39.46B) exceed its long-term liabilities ($37.23B)
Financials
CAT's debt relative to shareholder equity (4.09) has decreased or remained constant compared to 5 years ago (4.29)
Financials
CAT's debt to equity ratio (4.09) is considered high
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Cash flow

Operating
$2.1B
Investing
-$526.0M
Financing
-$1.5B
CAT's operating cash flow ($6.33B) may not be sufficient to safely service the company's debt ($37.16B)
Financials

Caterpillar Stock FAQ

What is Caterpillar's quote symbol?

(NYSE: CAT) Caterpillar trades on the NYSE under the ticker symbol CAT. Caterpillar stock quotes can also be displayed as NYSE: CAT.

What is the 52 week high and low for Caterpillar (NYSE: CAT)?

(NYSE: CAT) Caterpillar's 52-week high was $237.78, and its 52-week low was $100.22. It is currently -2.96% from its 52-week high and 130.24% from its 52-week low.

How much is Caterpillar stock worth today?

(NYSE: CAT) Caterpillar currently has 543,258,283 outstanding shares. With Caterpillar stock trading at $230.75 per share, the total value of Caterpillar stock (market capitalization) is $125.36B.

Caterpillar stock was originally listed at a price of $24.25 in Dec 31, 1997. If you had invested in Caterpillar stock at $24.25, your return over the last 23 years would have been 851.55%, for an annualized return of 10.29%.

How much is Caterpillar's stock price per share?

(NYSE: CAT) Caterpillar stock price per share is $230.75 today (as of Apr 9, 2021).

What is Caterpillar's Market Cap?

(NYSE: CAT) Caterpillar's market cap is $125.36B, as of Apr 11, 2021.

Market cap (market capitalization) is the total market value of a publicly traded company's outstanding shares.

Caterpillar's market cap is calculated by multiplying CAT's current stock price of $230.75 by CAT's total outstanding shares of 543,258,283.
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